Front End Development Lead

We are searching for a talented Front End Development Lead to join our growing company. Our Front End Development team is not only working on creating new features and improvements for the company’s state of the art SaaS platform, but also increasing their calibre over time. We encourage autonomy, deep learning and recognizing individuals for their contributions! This is an exciting opportunity with an innovative product that is growing rapidly within the financial services industry.

You’ll need to have experience with:

  • Building maintainable and scalable CSS, with familiarity in architecture patterns like BEM, SMACSS, or other
  • Using JavaScript as a programming language and having a good command of the DOM
  • Designing, estimating and performing task breakdowns of user stories
  • Working in a cross-discipline environment with designers and other developers to produce and vet ideas and prototype early concepts
  • Style Guides or Pattern Libraries, “a common language”
  • Dependency Management, package managers, etc
  • Build Systems, Grunt/Gulp/etc
  • Linting, Compiling, Minifying, etc
  • Performance Optimization for CSS, JS, images, asset caching
  • Continuous Integration
  • Creating file and folder structure and naming conventions, for HTML and CSS, most likely JS as well, and helping define back-end naming conventions for consistency
  • Understanding the technological and business implications of a task and technical debt

It would be great if you had experience with:

  • Leading and mentoring junior to intermediate front end developers
  • Educating, scaling, or collaborating on new techniques, technologies, and processes within a company or community
  • Collaborating on projects or providing mentorship on the stack you love
  • Providing highly effective code reviews and peer support
  • Critically evaluating a front end framework
  • Working in an agile environment in a product organization
  • Java, or other Object-Oriented Programming Languages
  • Issue/Project tracking

You’ll be working on things like:

  • Building applications that are responsive, high performing, and accessible
  • Learning the latest front end technologies and standards to ensure we are always using the best techniques possible
  • Collaborating with other disciplines across engineering, UX, and Product to help develop front end solutions
  • Writing large-scale CSS and JavaScript
  • Being an advocate throughout the company for great UX
  • Learn full stack and front end development through peer mentorship and collaboration

Your qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited institution
  • Minimum 7 years of industry experience developing interactive web applications
  • Strong knowledge of RIA technologies including Bootstrap, Angular, HTML5, Backbone, Underscore, JavaScript, jQuery, CSS3, LESS and SASS
  • Strong knowledge of databases and SQL
  • Experience in developing cross-browser/cross-platform UIs for web applications
  • Experience in developing the presentation layer of enterprise web applications
  • Experience with the cascade, inheritance, semantics, and being able to choose the best style of CSS organization for the project
  • Experience organizing and building UI modules, working closely with UX or more visually-focused designers/CSS developers
  • Experience achieving consistency of modules, look and feel, UI interactions
  • Solid hands-on experience with JSON, XML, XSD and REST
  • Experience with source control such as, SVN and GIT.

We offer a competitive salary, casual work space and great people to collaborate with. If this job sounds perfect for you, please apply at

We look forward to hearing from you!

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